Legal Aid Ontario

Site: Collingwood - Central District Office

Service: Advice Lawyer for Family Law

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
* Legal Aid Ontario has suspended all in-person services at all office and court locations 
* Legal Aid is continuing to provide help over the phone Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, interpeter services are available 
* Clients can access family advice counsel services over the telephone in the Central East District by calling 1-888-616-0119 ext.18  
* Call the Client Service Centre (Summary Legal Advice – Family) at 1-800-668-8258 
* see COVID-19 Legal Aid Services for more updates 
 
Regular Service 
Advice Lawyer for family law is a fully qualified lawyer, familiar with family law and the courts, paid by Legal Aid to give basic advice on Family Law matters 
 
Advice Lawyer: 
* may assist with applications already in the court or matters that may be going to family court in the future 
* may be able to assist with Family Law issues that are not necessarily going to court 
* will help guide clients through the system 
* will give basic advice on the presentation of material to the court 
 
Advice Lawyer will not give comprehensive legal advice in matters involving property or significant financial transfers or provide independent legal advice on separation agreements, but can refer to private lawyers for that type of assistance 
 
Family Law Advice Lawyers available at offices in Barrie, Bracebridge, Orillia, Midland and Collingwood
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Response 
* Legal Aid Ontario has suspended all in-person services at all office and court locations 
* Legal Aid is continuing to provide help over the phone Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, interpeter services are available 
* Clients can access family advice counsel services over the telephone in the Central East District by calling 1-888-616-0119 ext.18  
* Call the Client Service Centre (Summary Legal Advice – Family) at 1-800-668-8258 
* see COVID-19 Legal Aid Services for more updates 
 
 
Call Legal Aid at 1-800-668-8258 for general information about the program, location and hours * it is not a direct dial number to an Advice Lawyer for Family Law
Hours COVID-19 Response 
* Legal Aid Ontario has suspended all in-person services at all office and court locations 
* Legal Aid is continuing to provide help over the phone Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, interpeter services are available 
* Clients can access family advice counsel services over the telephone in the Central East District by calling 1-888-616-0119 ext.18  
* Call the Client Service Centre (Summary Legal Advice – Family) at 1-800-668-8258 
* see COVID-19 Legal Aid Services for more updates 
 
Regular Hours 
First and third Tue of each month 10 am-12 noon
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Residents of area served subject to financial eligibility
Application Drop in * first come first served * be prepared to answer some questions regarding financial eligibility for the service
Languages English ; French - Reception, by appointment ; Client Service Centre can provide service in over 120 languages
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Collingwood
Address & Map
49 Huron St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 1C5
 
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Intersection Hwy 26 and Huron St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Legal Aid Office, Barrie: 705-737-3400
Toll Free Phone Client Service Centre 1-800-668-8258
Fax 705-739-0002
Website www.legalaid.on.ca
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/LegalAidOntario
Mailing Address 85 Bayfield St, Suite 202 
Barrie, ON L4M 3A7

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